Dr. Martin Rettenberger

Rettenberger KrimZ 1

Dipl.-Psych. Dr. biol. hum. Martin Rettenberger, M.A.
Director of the Centre for Criminology (KrimZ)
Psychologist (Dipl.-Psych.), Criminologist (M.A.)
Specialized psychologist for legal psychology (BDP/DGPs)

Vita

Since 2015

Director of the Centre for Criminology (KrimZ)

Since 2015

Deputy chairman of the Work Group for Socio Therapeutic Facilities in Law Enforcement

Since 2012

Vice-secretary general of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO)

2014-2015

Spokesman of the Center for Interdisciplinary Forensics (ZIF) at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

2014-2015

Offered professorship at the Medical School Hamburg (MSH; Professorship for legal psychology und research methodology; declined), as well as places on the nomination list of the Psychological School Berlin (PHB); professorship for legal psychology) and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (professorship for social and legal psychology)

2013-2015

Member of the spokespersons for the expert group for legal psychology at the German Psychological Society, (DGPs)

2013-2015

Juniorprofessor for forensic psychology at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

2010-2013

Research assistant and legal expertise at the Institute for Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)

2009-2012

Studies of criminology at the University of Hamburg

2008-2012

Training to become a specialized psychologist for legal psychology (DGPs/BDP)

2007-2010

Scientific and clinical (expertise) occupation at the Center for Expertise and Evaluation for Violent and Sexual Offenders (BEST) in Vienna

2007-2009

Doctoral studies to achieve Dr. biol. hum. at the Section for Forensic Psychotherapy at the Ulm University Medical Center

2006-2009

Research assistant at the Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IGF) in Vienna

2003-2006

Studies of Psychology at the Free University of Berlin (FU)

2001-2003

Studies of Psychology at the University of Regensburg

 

Research interests

Criminal prognosis. Risk management for violent and sexual offenders. Diagnostics of sexual disorders. Forensic-psychological evaluation research. Sexual research. Domestic violence.

 

Affiliations

  • Professional Association of German Psychologists (BDP), section for legal psychology
  • German Psychological Society (DGPs), expert group for legal psychology
  • German Association for Sexual Research (DGfS)
  • European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL)
  • Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IGF), Vienna
  • Institute for Quality Assurance of Forensic Expertise (IQfSV)
  • International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO)
  • Criminological Association (KrimG)
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Forensics (ZIF) at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

 

Publications, lectures, congress contributions

Overview of publications

Overview of lectures and congress contributions